Southwestern Middle School

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605 W New Hampshire Ave

Deland, FL 32720

(386) 822-6700

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 675

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

22 Parent Reviews for Southwestern Middle School

Southwestern Middle school is a terrific school, with friendly staff and terrific teachers. Way to go!

Posted by a parent on 08/16/13

This wonderful school is the best middle school there is in Florida!!! The staff and teachers there treat you like family. I know that because its my 3rd year there and it has been the most fun filled 3 years of my life!!! I give this school 2 HUGE thumbs up!!

Posted by a other on 07/22/13

Unfortunately, I found that the learning environment at SWM was horrible ( 2012-2013 / school year). I was an active parent, but I still felt some of my child's teachers were just there, not really engaged! The expectations set for the students in my opinion were embarrassingly low, and they have a very ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/13

This school is a diamond that shines from the top down. Have been here with my children for the past five years. Even though my kids have gone to high school I will stay here and volunteer because the principal is fantastic. She knows every child by name is truly manages by walking around. She is everywhere ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/10

Southwestern Middle School is the best place I have ever worked. Parents, students, teachers, support staff, administration, and the community work together to make Southwestern a school dedicated to help each and every person.

Posted by a parent on 04/23/10

SWMS is the best! They have the best teachers, staff and administration. The principal is fantastic!

Posted by a parent on 04/23/10

I have been part of the best support staff in the county at Southwestern Middle School for 6 years. I will be here with my cane.... Go Tigers, the BEST MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNTY WIDE! I love my school. Our Administrators ROCK! BEST around. :)

Posted by a parent on 04/23/10

The principal and her staff are AWESOME and they really care about the students wellfare and that they succeed in school. They are involved in the community and when the going gets rough they dig their heals in and do whatever needs done. Once we had some pretty bad tornadoes come through our town and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/23/10

The Principles are always there to helpstudents and teachers. They are very involved and spend many hours here helping to increase positive attitudes and a great learning environment. The teachers are always there to help each other, and the students, wtih after school media center hours to help student ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/23/10

The staff members are supportive of each other as well as the students. All strive to bring out the best in every student they have contact with. In short, it's a loving environment in which to work.

Posted by a teacher on 04/23/10

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Test scores for Southwestern Middle School

FCAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Southwestern Middle School
Volusia County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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Deland schools — Southwestern Middle School is located at 605 W New Hampshire Ave, Deland FL 32720. 605 W New Hampshire Ave is in the 32720 ZIP code in Deland, FL The school district for Southwestern Middle School is the Volusia County Public Schools. Southwestern Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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